Desolation Trail Summaries

[Photo]:  Pyramid Peak in the distance as viewed from Dick's Pass in Desolation Wilderness.  2002 Gwyn Ingram, USFS.

You will find a list below of destinations by trailhead. The charts include the distance one way to the destination, the difficulty rating for that section of the trail, and the zone you will be in when you reach that destination.

WEST SIDE TRAILHEADS

  • Loon Lake Trailhead
  • Buck Island Trailhead
  • Van Vleck Trailhead
  • Rockbound Trailhead
  • Twin Lakes Trailhead
  • Lyons Trailhead
  • Pyramid Creek (Twin Bridges) Trailhead
  • RalstonTrailhead
  • Echo Trailhead

EAST SIDE TRAILHEADS

  • Glen Alpine Trailhead
  • Mount Tallac Trailhead
  • Bayview Trailhead
  • Eagle Falls Trailhead
  • Meeks Bay Trailhead


Desolation Topics

Image of downed trees with warning language.

CAUTION - Many downed trees on trails

 



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